After a brief taste of democracy, the Maldives has veered back towards authoritarian rule in the past year; by exploiting fundamentalist religious and nationalist forces, the current crop of rulers may have undermined their own positions
China has clearly identified the Arctic as an arena for international contest, but its policy for the region, still in its infancy, remains hostage to climate change.
The tumultuous confirmation process of America’s new Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel revealed a great deal about the current state of US politics, putting to rest any doubts that the era of bipartisan
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External Mission — published last year by C. Hurst & Co. in London — is the story of the African National Congress’s 30 year period in exile outside South Africa. The ANC’s sojourn started after the apartheid
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